By popular demand - the Common Loon

We have added the Common Loon (a.k.a. Great Northern Diver) to Birdorable, which has recently been one of the most requested birds. These amazing birds with a wingspan of up to 5 feet can dive as deep as 200 feet when hunting for fish. They breed in Canada, parts of the northern United States, Greenland and there is a small population on Iceland. It is the state bird of Minnesota and appears on the back of a Canadian one dollar coin, which is known as a "loonie".

Birdorable Common Loon


Heather Richards on December 11, 2016 at 10:27 AM wrote:
I'm 8 years old and my daddy luuuuuuuvs loons.
Heather Richards on December 11, 2016 at 10:28 AM wrote:
Pony. Did I say something random? I am the queen of random, so it's not random.
Louise Warner on February 24, 2017 at 5:16 PM wrote:
We have a lot of loons around here!
Spurwing Plover on May 3, 2022 at 8:25 AM wrote:
Their Wail call can make your hair stand on end on some foggy morning its state bird of Minnesota and there is a Minor league Baseball team the Great Lakes Loons

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